Arleigh Johnson

About me

My interests vary, but I’ve found a particular delight in Regency era lately, and my favorite Plaidy novels are the Georgian series. I’ve been posting book reviews at Historical-Fiction.com since 2007, and my Jean Plaidy fan site, Royal-Intrigue.net, has recently had a makeover with much information added.

From my website

upcoming: Inglorious Royal Marriages: A Demi-Millennium of Unholy Mismatrimony

September 2, 2014 (available for pre-order) Inglorious Royal Marriages: A Demi-Millennium of Unholy Mismatrimony by Leslie Carroll “It’s no secret that the marriages of monarchs are often made in hell. Here are some of the most spectacular mismatches in five hundred years of royal history…. In a world where many…

review: Elizabeth: The Virgin Queen and the Men Who Loved Her

Elizabeth: The Virgin Queen and the Men Who Loved Her by Robert Stephen Parry A unique mixture of fact and fiction, this volume contains 14 short chapters on Queen Elizabeth I’s relationships with the various men in her life—from her cold and distant father to her trusted councilors and, of…

upcoming: The King’s Curse (Cousins’ War) by Philippa Gregory

The King’s Curse (Cousins’ War) by Philippa Gregory BOOK DESCRIPTION: “Regarded as yet another threat to the volatile King Henry VII’s claim to the throne, Margaret Pole, cousin to Elizabeth of York (known as the White Princess) and daughter of George, Duke of Clarence, is married off to a steady…

 
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